Alabama women’s basketball senior guard Sarah Ashlee Barker of Hoover has been named the Co-Player of the week for the first time this season, the Southeastern Conference announced this week.

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The Birmingham, Ala., native and Spain Park High grad averaged 24.5 points per game and 10 rebounds per game during the Crimson Tide’s back-to-back road wins over Arkansas on Feb. 1 (86-70) and Vanderbilt on Feb. 5 (74-66).

  • Barker picked up her third consecutive 20-plus point game in the win over Vanderbilt. She recorded her second consecutive double-double in the team’s win over Arkansas (24 points, 10 rebounds).
  • Barker shot 66 percent from both the field (8-12) and the charity stripe (6-9), while also shooting 60 percent from deep during the win on Feb. 1. During the win on Feb. 5, Barker recorded a game-high six assists and nine rebounds.
  • Barker, daughter of former Tide quarterback Jay Barker, leads Alabama in scoring, averaging 17.3 points per game. She ranks fourth in the SEC in field goal percentage (52.9).
  • Alabama is now 18-6, 5-4 SEC and takes the court Thursday night at 6 p.m. CT at home against Tennessee. You can hear that game on Catfish 100.1 FM.

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